Monday, June 7, 2010

Now Come The Sleepless Nights

Needless to say, I was already nervous regarding this comic con endeavor and the size of the costumes. Now I have to wait for the chance of a life time to either pass me by or scoop me up. Fantastic. I'm going to be here piddling myself with my cats.

Anyway! I'm almost done with Shepard, expect MONDO SUPER FINISHED pictures this Friday, as I have to have the suit done for an Open House at work on Saturday. It's pretty cool, all these high-up theme-park-animatronic people are going to see my scary ass costume. I think it should be interesting to see their reactions...I'm pretty sure they don't play Mass Effect. If they do, I'll be pleasantly surprised.

Anyway, here's a picture of how I feel right now. More pics to come!!


Eleni said...

Aw, I'm nervous for you! Best of luck in that.

Can't wait to see the final Shepard pics.

Editrix said...

But... but that's how you look all the time...

Holly said...


Well it's your fault!! You roped me into this!! ;p No just kidding, if it weren't for you I wouldn't have even gotten the call back. You're awesome beyond awesomeness and get an e-hug for serious. If I ever get out to Hawaii again I owe you coffee!! lol

@Kelly: You're a meanie pants, I usually look a little less frightened.

aschauer said...

Just saw your story on Kotaku, and I'm doubly excited to go to Comic Con now! You have got some CRAZYYYYY talent, good luck!!!

Dolar said...

Just saw your audition video, it was posted on kotaku. Really awesome work on the costumes. If they don;t pick you they are making a huge mistake.

Good luck :)

Matt Rhodes said...

My friend just sent me the link to your comic con video. I can't tell you how excited I am to see that shepard armor finished. From the look of it, you are completely doing it justice.

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Chris said...

I don't mean to sound rude, but how do you not already have a career in the film industry? I took some time to look through some of you work and I think it's beautiful. I truly hope that presenting these costumes at this year's Comic Con opens up a bevy of options for you. You deserve a career in film.

Oh... And as long as you're on a Mass Effect kick, you should make a Hanar costume. Don't ask me how you would do it. I just want to be a Hanar... Don't judge me.

Alvaro said...

Big fan of ME2 here, just saw the documentary vid on Kotaku and simply wanted to tell you I think your work is so AWESOME! I really hope you guys win the masquerade.

Best regards from Spain.

Anonymous said...

Hey, just thought I'd alert you to the fact this video is making the rounds here at BioWare. We're quite impressed. Thanks for returning such a huge amount of the love and care we put into these characters back at us!

kommissar said...

Hey holly,
Kai here, not sure if you remember, but i was one of the guys working masquerade last year (the one with the British accent), loved your lady of pain, but this time? you've taken it to a new level.
kotaku had it right, it's almost unfair to compare you to other cosplayers.
i know for a fact you will leave San Diego with at LEAST a major prize from the masq.
of course that's my personal opinion, and i have no sway of judging.
but the amount of love you've put into all this? amazing.
i'm trying for a similar career choice as you, and i feel confidant i can get a job doing what i love... if i feel good about getting there eventually, then you have nothing to worry about!

MrPendulum said...

Hey I was wondering, as a person who is doing a degree in modelmaking as to how your doing some of this, it looks quite interesting to say the least!

How are you doing the armour btw? With stock card or with fibreglass? Just asking since one of my projects next year involves prop design along with costume stuff(incl. armour). Anyways keep it up!

tekkaz said...

hey there from england

saw you on kotaku - gotta say its amazing stuff u are creating there.. good luck at comic con

and whatever happens - keep doing what you do, u have a rare talent there.

the official mass effect 2 page on facebook have just mentioned you also
'Mass Effect 2 Wow, awesome work! We look forward to seeing these amazing constumes at Comic Con this year. Especially the animatronic Krogan!'

Eleni said...

Haha, I expect to see my 10% commission as your agent ;)

And if I ever find myself in the L.A. area (my brother is there, after all), I'll let you know :)